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Springfield, MA Metro Area - Metro Area Membership Report (2020)

Exact definitions of "congregations" and "adherents" vary by religious body. Congregations may be parishes, churches, synagogues, mosques, temples, or another site where a religious body has regularly scheduled worship services. Adherents generally are members, children who are not members, and others who are not members but are considered participants in the congregation.

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Religious Bodies Tradition Family Congregations Adherents Adherence Rate
Catholic Church Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 72 180,932 258.78
Non-denominational Christian Churches Evangelical Protestant Other Groups Family 57 12,992 18.58
Muslim Estimate Islam Islam Family 7 9,441 13.50
United Church of Christ Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 66 9,106 13.02
Assemblies of God, General Council of the Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 19 8,984 12.85
Jehovah's Witnesses Jehovah's Witnesses Adventist Family 34 7,592 10.86
Episcopal Church Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 18 4,748 6.79
American Baptist Churches in the U.S.A. Mainline Protestant Baptist Family 29 4,628 6.62
United Methodist Church Mainline Protestant Methodist Family 23 3,971 5.68
Conservative Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 2 2,238 3.20
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints Latter-day Saints (Mormonism) Family 5 2,102 3.01
Seventh-day Adventist Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 9 1,865 2.67
Hindu, Traditional Temples Hinduism Hinduism Family 1 1,731 2.48
Church of God in Christ Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 9 1,716 2.45
Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 4 1,650 2.36
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Mainline Protestant Lutheran Family 8 1,647 2.36
Buddhism, Mahayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 9 1,493 2.14
Buddhism, Theravada Buddhism Buddhism Family 3 1,325 1.90
Buddhism, Vajrayana Buddhism Buddhism Family 4 1,190 1.70
Southern Baptist Convention Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 12 1,138 1.63
National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc. Black Protestant Baptist Family 3 1,126 1.61
Church of God (Cleveland, Tennessee) Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 8 1,061 1.52
Unitarian Universalist Association Other Christians Liberal Family 12 1,048 1.50
Reform Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 2 1,016 1.45
Orthodox Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 3 1,000 1.43
Reconstructionist Judaism Judaism Judaism Family 1 959 1.37
Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod (LCMS) Evangelical Protestant Lutheran Family 4 940 1.34
Hindu Yoga and Meditation Hinduism 3 651 0.93
Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 600 0.86
Baha'i Faith Other Other Groups Family 4 566 0.81
National Association of Congregational Christian Churches Mainline Protestant Congregationalists (United Church of Christ) Family 5 450 0.64
Evangelical Covenant Church Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 3 435 0.62
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 2 384 0.55
Salvation Army Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 368 0.53
African Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 350 0.50
Christian and Missionary Alliance Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 330 0.47
Albanian Orthodox Diocese of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 300 0.43
International Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1 271 0.39
International Church of the Foursquare Gospel Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 268 0.38
Friends General Conference and Friends United Meeting, dually aligned meetings Mainline Protestant Friends/Brethren Family 2 246 0.35
United House of Prayer Black Protestant 1 230 0.33
Church of the Nazarene Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 3 218 0.31
Conservative Congregational Christian Conference Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 217 0.31
Presbyterian Church in America Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 4 213 0.30
Churches of Christ Evangelical Protestant Restorationists Family 3 190 0.27
National Missionary Baptist Convention of America Black Protestant Baptist Family 1 180 0.26
Church of our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, Inc. Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 180 0.26
Orthodox Church in America, The Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 150 0.21
Armenian Apostolic Church (Catholicosate of Etchmiadzin) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 130 0.19
Free Methodist Church – USA Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 115 0.16
Armenian Apostolic Church (Catholicosate of Cilicia) Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 100 0.14
Christian Methodist Episcopal Church Black Protestant Methodist Family 1 100 0.14
Nationwide Fellowship Mennonite Churches Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1 92 0.13
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Mainline Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 2 88 0.13
Wesleyan Church Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 81 0.12
Advent Christian Church Evangelical Protestant Adventist Family 2 68 0.10
Church of the Genuine Orthodox Christians of America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 60 0.09
Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America Orthodox Eastern Liturgical (Orthodox) Family 1 50 0.07
Church of God (Anderson, Indiana) Evangelical Protestant Holiness Family 1 4 0.01
United Holy Church of America Black Protestant Pentecostal Family 1 0 0.00
Christadelphians Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Church of God by Faith, Inc. Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Unity Churches, Association of Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
American Sikh Council Other Other Groups Family 1
Full Gospel Assemblies International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
Reformed Baptist Network Evangelical Protestant 1
The Local Churches Evangelical Protestant 1
Anglican Church in America Mainline Protestant Anglican/Episcopal Family 1
Chabad Judaism Judaism 4
Remnant: Charity Ministries and related Evangelical Protestant Mennonite/Amish Family 1
Converge Worldwide Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Church of Christ, Scientist Other Christians Christian Science Family 1
Church of God of Prophecy Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
Conservative Baptist Association of America (CBAmerica) Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
Evangelical Free Church of America Evangelical Protestant Methodist Family 3
Evangelical Presbyterian Church (1981) Evangelical Protestant Presbyterian/Reformed Family 1
International Fellowship of Christian Assemblies Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 2
National Spiritualist Association of Churches Other Spiritualist Family 1
New Apostolic Church USA Other Christians Other Groups Family 1
Pentecostal Fire-Baptized Holiness Church Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 1
Polish National Catholic Church of America Catholic Catholic Liturgical Family 4
Christian Brethren (Plymouth Brethren) Evangelical Protestant Independent Fundamentalist Family 1
General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Evangelical Protestant Baptist Family 1
United Pentecostal Church International Evangelical Protestant Pentecostal Family 3
           

Religious Traditions (1980 - 2020), Percent of Population


The population of this metro area was 699,162 in 2020. The adherent totals of the religious groups listed above (275,324) included 39.4% of the total population in 2020. The adherence rate is the number of adherents of a given group per 1,000 people in the general population.

Note that data collection methods for religious bodies change over time, affecting the comparability of statistics. For further information, see the U.S. Religion Census website at https://www.usreligioncensus.org/.

The 2020 data were collected by the Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies (ASARB) and include data for 372 religious bodies or groups. Of these, the ASARB was able to gather data on congregations and adherents for 217 and on congregations only for 155.

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